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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Alessa Dominguez This article examines Bravo's Real Housewives franchise (2006–) to theorize the aesthetic, affective, and performance qualities of docusoap televisuality. It argues that the franchise functions through a financial and affective economy of “money shots,” or moments of predictably...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 27–38.
Published: 01 May 1976
... © 1976 by Camera Obscura 1976 Deux Fois: shot commentary, shot chart, and photogrammes 01 This shot functions asan introduction to the film. The action ofthe shot is very simple. Raynal, at a table, is nervously eating a salad and bread and drinking a coke. Her eyes...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 39–41.
Published: 01 May 1976
... • 32 * expressions and soundless xcu m ~ noises. "Raynal has cut this shot from the film. KEY xcu: extreme close-up f: female h: high angle cu: close-up m: male I: lowangle...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 2. “What is your film about?” Hito Steyerl interviewed in the opening shot of the film. Lovely Andrea (dir. Hito Steyerl, Japan/Austria/Germany, 2007). Courtesy of the artist More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 1. “Heavenly cities float”: San Francisco in the establishing shot of Uncle Yanco (US/France, 1967) More
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 61–89.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Iggy Cortez Abstract Claire Denis's films have long been associated with enveloping moods. This essay focuses on how atmospheres in her film, 35 Shots of Rum ( 35 Rhums , France/Germany, 2008), possess a unique conceptual valence within her work. As a “rethinking” of Yasujirō Ozu's Late Spring...
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Figure 1. Lionel and his daughter Joséphine share a tender moment in 35 Shots of Rum ( 35 Rhums , dir. Claire Denis, France/Germany, 2009). More
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. Joséphine and Noé dance ambivalently in 35 Shots of Rum ( 35 Rhums , dir. Claire Denis, France/Germany, 2009). More
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Figure 4. Lionel and Joséphine fall asleep in the dark in 35 Shots of Rum ( 35 Rhums , dir. Claire Denis, France/Germany, 2009). More
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Brenda Longfellow Chantal Akerman’s last film, No Home Movie (Belgium/ France, 2015), a film that is now impossibly freighted with the news of her suicide, provides a poignant reflection on many of the themes and formal strategies that Akerman has employed throughout her storied career. Shot...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Johanna Gosse San Francisco artist Bruce Conner established himself as a major figure in postwar underground cinema with his first film, A MOVIE (1958), a masterpiece of found-footage montage. Yet Conner also shot several films with his own camera, many of which feature a nude or partially clothed...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
... it. However, unlike the mother, who is unable to acknowledge her trauma as such, the daughter understands the traumatic wound that society has inflicted on her own and her mother's bodies. The film employs two aesthetic strategies (a fixed camera and the absence of reverse shots) that expose the realistic...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to become apparent. When, for instance, a recurring ghostly tracking shot insistently links Rebecca and Rope in defiance of a general critical segregation, it becomes necessary to retest the boundaries of character and diegesis on which criticism habitually relies. Taking up residence between and beyond his...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 183–195.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of governmentality. Shot in real time between 2002 and 2007, And I Do Survive takes as its subject the HIV-positive bisexual activist Michelle Lopez. Born in Trinidad, Lopez has been in the US for close to two decades now but has been unable to acquire citizenship because of a legal ban on HIV-positive immigrants...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 91–97.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of working, especially on documentary and installation pieces; her preference for frontal shots; her lack of interest in rules, realism, and character psychology; and her humor. The tribute closes with the filmmaker’s own words on her last film, No Home Movie (Belgium/France, 2015). Copyright © 2019 Camera...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 163–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of alienation, repetition, and permutation; in inventing shots that point to the lacking and the missing; in transmitting unexpected voices and sounds; and in creating hybrid forms of unadaptable identities, Akerman unflinchingly produces forms of persistent memories. The following short texts...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 84–87.
Published: 01 December 2021
... decade of the filmmaker's life. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Hammer made work dealing with her body; gave footage she shot over the years to several filmmakers to finish as they wished; set up a grant for lesbian experimental filmmakers; and collaborated with curators, archivists, and her partner...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 129–135.
Published: 01 December 2021
... material from Hammer's 1998 artist residency in a Cape Cod shack without running water or electricity. While there, she shot film, recorded sounds, and kept a journal. In 2018, Hammer began her process of dying by revisiting her personal archive. She gave all of her images, sounds, and writing from...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 89–103.
Published: 01 December 2021
... was given to Deborah Stratman, whose film Vever (for Barbara) (US, 2019) combines the work of two of her artistic predecessors, Hammer and Maya Deren. Making use of the footage Hammer shot in 1975 as well as passages, images, and sound from Deren's work, Stratman creates a film that underlines several...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 31–61.
Published: 01 September 2023
... to Lockhart's unique version of “hanging out,” which resonates considerably with how Leo Bersani defines sociability. Viewing Lockhart's aesthetic signatures (her use of extreme long takes, static long shots, the natural settings of the majority of her films, and the anonymous identity and relations of her...
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